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This graphic depicts a lightbulb and, by clicking, will provide you with short essays that put the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, Jack, and London into historical context.

Witness to Revolution Big Ideas

Explore these short framing essays to learn about the complexities of the Revolutionary era and other periods in American history through the story of General George Washington’s headquarters tent.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 13-14

This Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 13 – Sunday, May 14, 2023, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the diverse, inspiring women who played vital – often unsung – roles on both the home front and the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award from The Webby Awards for “Finding Freedom” Online Experience

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Category for Finding Freedom, an online interactive that explores the lives of five people of African descent during the Revolutionary War.
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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating five years of making history! Join us as we mark our fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways, and more from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2022, during our Revolutionary Spring Break.
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Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution Now Open

On April 19, 1775, a shot rang out across the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts, igniting the Revolutionary War and changing the course of history forever. On April 19, 2017 – the 242nd anniversary of that “shot heard ‘round the world” – history was made once again as Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution officially opened to the public.
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A Museum educator shows a group of school students a replica naval flag.

CANCELLED | History Explorer Day Camp: Plants, Fabrics, and Dyes, Oh My

April 23, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
History Explorer Day Camp is a full-day, drop-off/pick-up camp that allows your student the chance to spend their day off from school in a fun, exciting, and educational environment, using the Museum, our collection, and our beautiful Old City neighborhood.
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Liberty Exhibit Teacher Resources

Explore modular activities and ready-made worksheets to help your students dig deeper into the complexities of the Revolutionary era through the work of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani.
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Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters

Explore the Museum's handsewn, full-scale replicas of General George Washington's Revolutionary War sleeping, dining, and baggage tents through 360-degree images in our Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters.
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Unit 2: A Revolutionary Reminder in a Changing Nation

View classroom activities designed for teaching about the travels of George Washington's tent during the 19th century, including the Marquis de Lafayette's 1824 tour of America and the Civil War.
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Museum Curator to be Featured on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Scott Foley, April 10

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson lent his deep expertise in American history to the Sunday, April 10, edition of TLC’s acclaimed series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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